Actor Ewan McGregor refused to appear on morning show Good Morning Britain after he realized that Piers Morgan was the host.


McGregor was going to promote T2, his upcoming sequel to the 21-year-old Danny Boyle hit Trainspotting, but dropped out last minute as protest to Morgan’s comments about the recent Women’s Marches.

Morgan, who has recently been boasting about his friendship with Donald Trump, condemned the marches for exposing what he saw as “the more repellent side of feminism – the vile, crude, man-hating, violent, nasty side.”

“Ladies, I love you,” he finished up. “But if you let the nasty women win, you lose.” McGregor, on the other hand, tweeted his support of his daughters as well as all women marching for equality. “I’m so proud to see this extraordinary power.”

Yesterday, after finding out Morgan was the host of the talk show, McGregor dropped from the lineup. “Was going on Good Morning Britain, didn’t realise @piersmorgan was host,” he tweeted. “Won’t go on with him after his comments about #WomensMatch.”

Morgan slapped back, belittling McGregor’s political opinions because he is, “just an actor after all.” “Sorry that Ewan McGregor’s not here,” he told the crowd on his show. “He couldn’t bear the thought of being on the sofa with me because he doesn’t agree with me about the women’s march. I have to agree with what an actor thinks about a particular issue because they’re actors. And as we know, actors’ views are more important than everybody else’s,” Morgan said sarcastically.

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